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Undercover policeman causes trial collapse

The collapse of the trial of six environmental campaigners in Nottingham has brought to light the story of an undercover policeman who spent six years as an activist, but apparently offered to give evidence for the defence. Richard Watson of Newsnight examines the case, which was abandoned by prosecutors, and what the officer did next.

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